Nomination of Daniel Oliver To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, and Designation as Chairman
The President today announced his intention to nominate Daniel Oliver to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of 7 years from September 26, 1981. He would succeed James C. Miller III. Upon his confirmation, the President will designate him Chairman.
Since 1983 Mr. Oliver has been serving as General Counsel at the Department of Agriculture. He is also a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Mr. Oliver was General Counsel at the Department of Education in 1981-1983. He practiced law in New York City with the firms of Alexander & Green (1976-1979 and 1971-1973) and Hawkins, Delafield & Wood (1967-1970). He served as executive editor of National Review in 1973-1976.
He graduated from Harvard College (A.B., 1964) and Fordham Law School (LL.B., 1967). He is married, has five children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born March 10, 1939, in New York City.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Daniel Oliver To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, and Designation as Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259528